By ALICE NACHILEMBE
The Anti- Corruption Commission has arrested and charged Ndozo Lodges Proprietor Chrint Sichamba and Co-directors and shareholders of Mulozi Trading for corruption involving over K781 million and more than US $10 million.
Mr Sichamba is jointly charged with his wife Eudora Nambela and his son David Sichamba.
ACC Public Relations Manage Timothy Moono said the trio have been arrested and charged for possession of 140 properties suspected to be proceeds of crime contrary to the Laws of Zambia.
Mr Moono said Mr Sichamba 46, of plot 401a/5 Mimosa, Chilanga has been charged with 26 counts of possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime.
He said details are that Mr Sichamba did possess properties ranging from bare land, double and single store buildings, houses, flats, warehouse, shops, office space, chicken run, and piggery and fish ponds.
“These properties are valued at K287.2 million and are all located in Lusaka and Chilanga districts. Mr Sichamba also did possess K11million and US $5.4 million in his bank account domiciled at Investrust Bank and Standard Chartered Bank,”he said.
Mr Moono said Eudora Nambela 37, of the same residence, has been charged with 39 counts of possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime.
He said the properties are valued at K287 million and cash in the bank amounting to K1 million. The properties include; houses, shops, offices, warehouse and motor vehicles.
Mr Moono also said Sichamba’s son David 29, also a Director of Mulozi Trading Limited has been charged with 41 counts of possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime.
“The properties are valued at K195.1 million. David was also found in possession of US $ 4.6 million in his bank account domiciled at Investrust Bank PLC. The Commission believes that the said properties were acquired using suspected proceeds of crime. The trio is expected to appear before Court on 31st August 2022,” he said.